Co-Founder and CEO
Accepted To: MIT, Stanford, Yale, Columbia, UPenn, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Brown
Gohar is a senior at MIT studying Computer Science, Economics, Data Science, and Business Analytics. During his time at MIT, Gohar has worked as an operations intern on Wall Street and a research assistant at the MIT Media Lab. In high school, Gohar graduated as valedictorian and was a leader in multiple clubs. In his free time, Gohar enjoys coding, working out, and listening to new music. He is excited to help high school students navigate the college application process and get into their dream schools. Gohar hopes Next Admit can make college counseling services more accessible to high school students across the world.
Co-Founder and COO
Accepted To: Harvard and Yale
Mahad is a sophomore at Harvard studying Psychology with a secondary in Economics. He currently serves as the Procurement Manager at Harvard Student Agencies, the world's largest student-run company. In high school, Mahad was valedictorian of his class and a leader in numerous organizations. He earned early admission to Yale, and due to this free time (he only applied to Harvard afterwards) Mahad spent most of his college application season helping his friends edit their essays. Mahad understands the application process is not an easy one, but with his guidance he hopes he can make it easier for other students.
Accepted To: Harvard
Iris is a sophomore at Harvard concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Computer Science. Currently, she is the Managing Director of The Academies by Harvard Student Agencies. She is also in multiple Christian fellowships and is on the women's ultimate frisbee team. In her free time, she enjoys painting, reading, and creating animations. Iris knows how important a strong application is and loves to help others find their own personal touch.
Accepted To: MIT, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Brown
Jose Aceves is a senior at MIT studying Biology and Chemistry. At MIT, he is currently working in a brain and cognitive science lab studying brain processes in zebrafish. Aside from research, Jose is involved in high school mentoring, dance, and leadership. In high school, Jose received acceptances to 7 Ivy League schools. He is interested in providing the framework to help high school students navigate the college application process.
Accepted To: Stanford, Dartmouth, Cornell, Duke, Rice, and UT
James Wei is a sophomore at Stanford studying Economics and Computer Science. At Stanford, James serves as a Vice President of the Stanford Pre-Business Association and is interested in promoting financial literacy as well as pursuing a career in finance. He has co-created InvestorPrep, which works to introduce and teach others about investing and the stock market. In his free time, he loves to play basketball with friends, make tiramisu, and play video games. James is excited to help students bring forward the best in themselves and create a holistic story for their applications.
Accepted To: Harvard, Stanford, UPenn, and Brown
Omar is a sophomore at Harvard concentrating in Computer Science. He is interested in medicine and plans to apply to medical school following his undergraduate studies. In the future, he hopes to use the capabilities of computer science, more specifically artificial intelligence technologies in the field of medicine, to create solutions for existing problems in healthcare. He is also interested in the startup space and working on multiple ventures of his own. Omar remembers just how daunting the application process was, and now that he has been through it, he is excited to help others do the same!
Accepted To: MIT, Carnegie Mellon, and Georgia Tech
Jose Martinez is a senior at MIT studying Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in CIR (Controls, Instrumentation and Robotics) and a minor in Design. In high school he competed in FTC and MATE underwater robotics, and now at MIT he is the CEO and Mechanical lead of the competitive robotics team. In his free time he enjoys photography and playing guitar. After graduation he will be working at Amazon Robotics, and plans on eventually going back to school to get his MS and MBA.
Accepted To: Harvard, Yale, and Duke
Kavya is a sophomore at Harvard studying Chemical and Physical Biology and Statistics. At Harvard, Kavya enjoys trying new activities and foods, and is attempting to understand biology through a quantitative lens. In his free time, Kavya loves to watch and play basketball, and he's a fan of all Floridian sports teams. Kavya is excited to help others with the college admissions process because he couldn't have done it without the help of his friends, and he wants to reciprocate this help by paying it forward!
Accepted To: Harvard
Alex Kontoyiannis is a sophomore studying economics on a pre-medical track, as he plans to attend medical school following his undergraduate studies. On campus, he currently serves as the Vice-President of the Harvard College Healthcare Associates and is interested in healthcare consulting, healthcare venture capital, and health economics research. In his spare time, he loves to play basketball and hang out with friends. He is excited to get to work helping students with their college applications!
Accepted To: Harvard
John is a sophomore at Harvard studying Economics. In high school, John was an Eagle Scout, played the cello competitively, participated in the National Science Bowl and Biology Olympiad, and played basketball. Currently, he is a principal for Harvard Undergraduate Capital Partners and loves to play basketball and poker. He hopes to pursue a career in finance after graduation. John is excited to help high school students navigate the admissions process as he remembers how stressful and confusing it was for himself.
Accepted To: Harvard, USC, Rice, Boston College, and UT
David is a sophomore at Harvard studying Computer Science and Mathematics. At Harvard, he is involved in WHRB, the school’s radio station, and the Tech Board of The Crimson, the school’s newspaper. Outside of school, he loves watching movies and playing football, basketball, and ultimate frisbee. He is excited to assist students through a difficult but important part of their educational journeys.
Accepted To: MIT, Williams, and Swarthmore
Zion is a senior at MIT studying Mechanical Engineering, Management and Theater. At MIT he also works in the Admissions Office, Office of the First Year, and the Office of Minority Education. In his free time he enjoys long walks in the city, reading, and playing soccer. He is passionate about helping people be the best possible version of themselves and showcase their desirable traits.
Accepted To: Harvard, UPenn (Wharton), NYU (Stern), UCLA, UNC, UF, FSU, and UVA
Pierre Lesperance is a sophomore at Harvard studying Economics. At Harvard, Pierre is a member of the Harvard Financial Analysts Club, BLK Capital, and the Black Men’s Forum. Beyond that, he is a huge football fan and enjoys learning about new technologies. He is looking forward to helping you all through your college admissions process.
Accepted To: MIT and Princeton
Pedro is an MIT senior studying Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, he plans on attending medical school where he wants to specialize in internal medicine. While at MIT, Pedro has been an Undergraduate Researcher at several different labs. In his free time, he plays the guitar and also enjoys running. Pedro is excited to help students navigate the college application process.
Accepted To: Harvard
Austin is a sophomore at Harvard studying Physics and Mathematics with Computer Science. On campus, Austin is a senior reporter for The Harvard Crimson and CFO of Harvard Undergraduate Data Analytics Group. Outside of class, he enjoys trying new food, binging television shows, learning guitar, and playing volleyball and ultimate frisbee. He is excited to pay it forward and help current students throughout the college admissions process.
Accepted To: Harvard
Katherine is a Sophomore at Harvard studying Government and Economics. Outside of class she helps run Harvard’s Model United Nations and Model Congress conferences and is a member of the Harvard College Consulting Group. In her free time, Katherine enjoys cooking, hiking, and painting. She is excited to help make the college process less overwhelming and more accessible to all of Next Admit’s students!